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[texts]Rangers: Selected Combat Operations In World War II - King, Michael J. (Michael Julius) 1941-
"This Leavenworth Paper is a critical reconstruction of World War II Ranger operations conducted at or near Djebel et Ank, Tunisia; Porto Empedocle, Sicily; Cisterna, Italy; Zerf, Germany; and Cabanatuan in the Philippines. It is not intended to be a comprehensive account of World War II Ranger operations, for such a study would have to include numerous minor actions that are too poorly documented to be studied to advantage...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; World War II
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[audio]Words At War - WA4CZD
The NBC program WORDS AT WAR is one of my very very favorite old time radio shows. I don't have all episodes available (disabled & can't afford to buy OTR), but here are the episodes that I do have. Enjoy. :D Correct episode names are from the helpful Digital Deli OTR site: http://www.digitaldeliftp.com/DigitalDeliToo/dd2jb-Words-At-War.html Additional research is my own, though I ran out of steam...
Keywords: Words at War; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations; World War II; Council on Books in Wartime; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations; 1943; 1944; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations; Old Time Radio; OTR
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[texts]British Commandos - United States. War Department
MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICE, WAR DEPARTMENT, WASHINGTON D. C. Special Series No. 1 - British Commandos "Since the decisive outcome of the campaigns in France and the Low Countries left the British Army considerably inferior to the German Army in strength and materiel, the British had no choice but to avoid full-scale fighting until new power could be marshalled. Accordingly, shortly after the withdrawal from Dunkirk in June 1940, the Imperial General Staff organized a Special Service Brigade u...
Keywords: Special Series; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; WWII; US Army; United States. Army; United States. -- Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc; Great Britain. -- Combined Operations Command; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations
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[texts]Rangers: Selected Combat Operations In World War II - King, Michael J.
Rangers: Selected Combat Operations In World War II Leavenworth Papers No. 11 "The U.S. Army Ranger has a proud heritage dating from Rogers' Rangers to the present, but at no time was the Rangers' legacy more evident than during the heyday of World War II. Conceived under the guidance of then Army Chief of Staff, General George C. Marshall, the Rangers were selectively recruited and trained for operations such as raids, infiltrations, and specialized combat...
Keywords: World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; Leavenworth papers; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; US Army; United States. Army; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns
Downloads: 274
[movies]Private Snafu - Operation Snafu - Warner Brothers Studios
Private Snafu undertakes a clandestine operation in Axis Japan. As always, any error or typo is mine and if you enjoy my uploads or if you intend to make $ or otherwise profit from these files, please consider making a donation to a veteran's charity of your choice and/or Archive.org itself. Thanks :)
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; Dr Seuss; World War, 1939-1945; Training Film; World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Caricatures and cartoons; World War II; Mel Blanc; Warner Brothers; Private Snafu
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[texts]Back To Mandalay - Thomas, Lowell, 1892-1981
CONTENTS i. "Two Strong Men Stand Face to Face" 11 ii. "The Captains and the Kings" 20 iii. "Give Us the Men Who Do the Work" 31 iv. "Ordered to Burma" 52 v. "Come You Back, You British Soldier" 57 vi. "Make Allowance for Their Doubting" 71 vii. "He Used the Earth, the Seas, the Air" 85 viii. "Youth That Trafficked Long with Death" 97 ix. "And Men Esteemed Me Bold" 108 x. "You Long-Eared Old Darlin's!" 123 xi...
Keywords: United States. Army Air Forces; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Army Air Forces -- Air Commando Group, 1st; CBI; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Burma; Cochran, Philip G; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; Wingate, Orde Charles, 1903-1944
Downloads: 69
[movies]War Dept Film Bulletin 35: Commandos, Giant Air Bombs, War Dogs, 1942 - United States. War Department
Title cards: Airborne Cargo Training Our Commandos The Giant Air Bombs Dogs Join The Army National Archives description: "Artillery, jeeps, and motorcycles are loaded into a DC-3 at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, as troops are trained in airplane cargo handling. Rangers run through obstacle courses at an unidentified post. One-ton bombs are loaded aboard a B-23 at Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland. The B-23 taxies, takes off, and drops the bombs...
Keywords: Film Bulletin; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial Operations, American; B-23 bomber; Aberdeen Proving Ground (Md.); World War, 1939-1945 -- Transportation; Camp Holabird (Md.); Fort Bragg (N.C.); Dogs -- War use -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945; WWII; World War II
Downloads: 52
[texts]From Makin to Bougainville: Marine Raiders in the Pacific War - Marine Corps Historical Center
From Makin to Bougainville: Marine Raiders in the Pacific War. Major Jon T. Hoffman. USMCR. 40 pp. "THIS PAMPHLET HISTORY, one in a series devoted to U.S. Marines in the World War II era, is published for the education and training of Marines by the History and Museums Division, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, Washington, D.C., as a part of the U.S. Department of Defense observance of the 50th anniversary of victory in that war."
Keywords: Marines in World War II Commemorative Series; WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Amphibious operations; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Regiment, 1st -- History; United States. Marine Corps; USMC; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; US Marines; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando troops
Downloads: 364
[texts]CMH Pub 100-14 Small Unit Actions - U.S. Army Center For Military History
CMH Pub 100-14 Small Unit Actions First published, 1946. "Small Unit Actions, eleventh in the series of monographs on American operations [American Forces In Action Series] in World War II, marks a departure from earlier numbers in that series. It presents, instead of a coordinated treatment of a larger operation, four detailed narratives dealing with small units which took part in such operations...
Keywords: American Forces In Action Series; WWII; United States. Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands -- Saipan; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Italy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- France -- Normandy; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; World War II; US Army; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Northern Mariana Islands
Downloads: 348
[movies]USS Argonaut (SM-1) Returns To Pearl Harbor With USMC Raiders From Makin Island Raid 08/26/1942 - United States. Navy
National Archives description " 1) MCU Bridge returning sub.2) Maj. Roosevelt on bridge.3) SCU Raiders leave sub, eat apples, shake hands.4) Raiders ashore climb in truck.5) Col. E.F. Carlson, Cdr. Haynes go ashore.6) Raiders go ashore-SV.7) HS Sub arrives. Raiders at quarters on deck-SV.8) Raiders go ashore, load in trucks.9) USMC honor guard salutes returning comrades.10) Sub arrives lines thrown out, etc.11) Adm...
Keywords: United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando Troops; United States. Navy; USS Argonaut (SM-1); WWII; USS Argonaut; World War II; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945; Carlson, Evans Fordyce, 1896-1947; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Regiment, 2nd -- History; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; Makin Atoll, Raid on, Kiribati, 1942
Downloads: 58
[movies]Makin Island Raid, USS Nautilus (SS-168) Returns Pearl Harbor With USMC Raiders, 08/25/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #28. National Archives description "1) LS sub appro. dock-LS USMC guard on dock2) Pan sub coming dock. Semi-CU, CU, GV's Raiders3) CU Raider types - several scenes.4) Stretcher case coming up hatch-carried off.5) HS sub coming dock-USMC guard salute comrades6) Adm. Nimitz, staff welcome returning raiders - various scenes7) Col E.F. Carlson & Adm. Nimitz8) Adm. Nimitz presented trophies captured on raid9) Marines debarking - wounded carried ashore10)Adm...
Keywords: WWII; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; Makin Atoll, Raid on, Kiribati, 1942; Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Regiment, 2nd -- History; Carlson, Evans Fordyce, 1896-1947; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; USS Nautilus; USS Nautilus (SS-168); United States. Marine Corps; Emmons, Delos C. (Delos Carleton), 1888-1965; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando Troops
Downloads: 27
[movies]1943 Newsreel: Two New Cruisers Join US Navy Etc 1943 - United States. Office of Emergency Management
Listed at the National Archives as Two New Cruisers Join US Navy Etc 1943.Title cards:Two New Cruisers Join The U.S. NavyCanada Rushes Huge Power Plant For War WorkU.S. Red Cross Ships Boxes To War PrisonersHollywood Stars Win Awards For Year's Best FilmsBurned Forests Yield 13 Billion Feet Of TimberR.A.A.F. Learn To Fight Like CommandosItalian Children In Ethiopia Sent Home By BritishFirst Lady Of China Visits U.S...
Keywords: Newsreel; WWII; World War II; Greer Garson; USS Biloxi (CL-80); Gary Cooper; Academy Awards; James Cagney; USS Biloxi; USS Astoria (CL-90); USS Astoria; World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- New Guinea; World War, 1939-1945; Joan Fontaine; American Red Cross; World War, 1939-1945 -- Prisoners And Prisons; Lumber; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations; World War, 1939-1945 -- Canada; War -- Relief Of Sick And Wounded; Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003
Downloads: 154
[movies]USS Nautilus (SS-168) Returns From Makin Island Commando Raid, 08/24/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #16278. National Archives description "1) MCU Gun loader aboard USS NAUTILUS (SS-168), 2) MCU Men at physical drill, topaide of submarine, 3) MCU Conning tower of same, 4) CU Men rushing to battle stations; making guns ready for firing, 5) LS Ship burning off horizon (SV); men sitting around deck of submarine, talking; officers and men examine confiscated gear. 6) CU USS NAUTILUS pulling into dock; marine raiders at quarters on deck of submarine.7) CU Crew at quart...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations -- Submarine; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Regiment, 2nd -- History; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; Carlson, Evans Fordyce, 1896-1947; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; USS Nautilus (SS-168); Makin Atoll, Raid on, Kiribati, 1942; USS Nautilus; Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991; Emmons, Delos C. (Delos Carleton), 1888-1965; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando Troops
Downloads: 14
[movies]USS Nautilus (SS-168) Returns From Makin Island Commando Raid, 08/24/1942 - United States. Navy
Naval Photographic Center film #16279. National Archives description "1) MCU Gun loader aboard USS NAUTILUS (SS-168), 2) MCU Men at physieal drill, topside of submarine, 3) MCU Conning tower of same.4) CU Men rushing to battle stations; making guns ready for firing, 5) LS Ship burning off horison (SV); men sitting around deck of submarine; talking; officers and men examine confiscated gear, 6) CU USS NAUTILUS pulling into deck; marine raiders at quarters on deck of submarine.7) CU Crew at quarte...
Keywords: WWII; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval Operations -- Submarine; United States. Navy; World War, 1939-1945; World War II; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando Operations -- United States; USS Nautilus (SS-168); Makin Atoll, Raid on, Kiribati, 1942; USS Nautilus; Emmons, Delos C. (Delos Carleton), 1888-1965; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando Troops; Roosevelt, James, 1907-1991; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; Carlson, Evans Fordyce, 1896-1947; Nimitz, Chester W. (Chester William), 1885-1966; United States. Marine Corps; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Regiment, 2nd -- History
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[texts]Special Marine Corps Units Of World War II - Updegraph, Charles L.
Special Marine Corps Units Of World War II "During World War II, a variety of new and experimental units were organized by Marine Corps to enhance the capabilities of the Corps. For the first time under one cover, this historical reference pamphlet tells of the development, deployment, and eventual demise of the five types of special units: raiders, parachutists, glider forces, barrage balloon squadrons, and base defense battalions...
Keywords: Marine Corps Historical Reference Series; World War, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History -- World War, 1939-1945; United States. -- Marine Corps -- History; United States. Marine Corps; World War II; WWII; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Marine Raider Battalion; World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States; Marine Raiders; Defense Battalion; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Commando troops; United States. -- Marine Corps -- Parachute troops; World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- United States; World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American
Downloads: 335
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